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Ernest Lee Hammond, 90, Russell Co., KY (1924-2015)

He was a beloved, highly respected citizen, whose warm smile brightened the lives of so many. He patriarch of a family with roots and relatives in Adair and Russell Counties of South Central Kentucky and elsewhere. He joined the United States Army in April 1943. He served in th European Area of World War II and was discharged in September 1945. Ernest was among the millionsof World War II veterans who came home and went to work. Upon coming home from the army he worked on the construction of Wolf Creek Dam. He also was a farmer and a custodian of Union Chapel Elementary School for 13 years. Ernest professed his faith in Christ at the age of 23 and remained a faithful member of the United Methodist Church until his death.
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He dearly loved music. He was talented at playing the guitar and fiddle. He was a song leader for 58 years at church. Ernest Lee Hammond, 90, of Jamestown, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.

Funeral services for Ernest Lee Hammond will be 10amCT, Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Bodie Emerson and Bro. Robert Morris l . Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Friday, July 10, 2015. Interment will be in the Dixon Cemetery with full military honors.


Pallbearers: Roger Coffey, Randall Coffey, Ralph Coffey, Ricky Simpson, Adam Coffey, and Junior Malone.

Ernest Lee Hammond, 90, Russell Co., KY (1924-2015)

He was born December 5, 1924 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late James Curtis & Mary Antle Hammond. He died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 90 years, seven months, and three days.

He joined the United States Army in April 1943. He served in th European Area of World War II and was discharged in September 1945. Ernest was among the millions of World War II veterans who came home and went to work. Upon coming home from the army he worked on the construction of Wolf Creek Dam. He also was a farmer and a custodian of Union Chapel Elementary School for 13 years.

Ernest professed his faith in Christ at the age of 23 and remained a faithful member of the United Methodist Church until his death.

He dearly loved music. He was talented at playing the guitar and fiddle. He was a song leader for 58 years at church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers; Paul, Edgar, William Lawrence, Yul, and Ray Hammond.

Survivors include the following:
  • Wife: Nora Coffey Hammond, Jamestown, KY

  • Son: Danny (Kay) Hammond, Columbia, KY

  • Grandson: Daniel (Tasha) Hammond, Lawrenceburg, KY

  • Three great grandchildren: Anabel, Henry, & Roselyn Hammond.
Send a condolence to the family of Ernest Lee Hammond

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.



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